The 24-year-old president of an Oregon animal rescue organization has been arrested on 120 counts of animal neglect and one count of tampering with evidence following an investigation by the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
The rescue organization describes itself as a "a no-kill, entirely volunteer run organization," which saves dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters.
Sadly, the animals "saved," from the overcrowded shelters appear to have been crammed into stacked crates and then neglected by their rescuer.
Officer Don Thomson with the Marion County Sheriff's Office described the neglect:
"Many of the dogs appeared to be extremely underweight and suffering from starvation and malnutrition. Others appeared sick and some had their eyes sealed shut with body fluids,"
According to KMTR News, the investigation was launched after multiple complaints from former employees, and individuals who had complained to the Oregon Humane Society.
Tipsters told investigators that the dogs were fed stale bread, rather than food, and housed in a warehouse in crates and kennel runs. Inside of the warehouse, investigators discovered sickly, underweight animals with no supervision.
Most of the available water was contaminated and the cages were filled with feces and urine.
Animals seized in the raid were sent to several state and county facilities where they will receive veterinary care.
Inglish, the so-called "rescuer," was taken to jail and held on $300,000 bail.
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